Montgomery Close (1827) was born in Brutus, New York, the son of Walter Close (1798) and Lucretia Olmsted.
He enlisted into the Union forces in 1861 in the state of Ohio where he was a farmer at the time.
- Commissioned an officer in on 11 Oct 1861
- Mustered out on 28 Dec 1861
- Transferred to Company H, Ohio 43rd Infantry Regiment on 28 Dec 1861
- Mustered out on 13 Jul 1862
- Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 10 Jan 1862
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